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Fed head Janet Yellen spoke overnight

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Meet the teachers who were eager to listen to Janet Yellen

Meet the teachers who were eager to listen to Janet Yellen*/

– Getty Images Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen greets educators at the Federal Reserve Board Building.WASHINGTON–Jennifer Powell chartered a bus in Richmond, Virginia, filled it with 40 teachers and rode nearly two hours to Washington — quite an effort to learn more about the U.S. economy.But when you’re learning from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen, it’s a ride worth taking, the Armstrong High School personal finance and economics teacher believes.
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Janet Yellen Gives an Economic Short Course, Beyond Interest Rates

Janet Yellen Gives an Economic Short Course, Beyond Interest Rates*/

– PhotoWASHINGTON — Janet L. Yellen, the Federal Reserve chairwoman, was asked Thursday night what teachers should tell students to get them excited about central banking.Tell them about fighting financial crises, Ms. Yellen responded.After all, she noted, that is the reason the Fed was created.
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US dollar poised for surge in Donald Trump v Janet Yellen battle

US dollar poised for surge in Donald Trump v Janet Yellen battle*/

– Alessandro Speciale and Mark DeenbyDonald Trump and the US Federal Reserve are heading for a collision that will almost certainly result in a stronger dollar, two leading economists said.”I see a likelihood for a major clash developing in the next year, year and half, between the Trump administration’s desire to go for 3 to 4 per cent growth and the growing attention of the Fed to emerging inflation in their own 2 per cent mandate,” Northwestern University’s Robert J. Gordon told a conference in Paris.Barry Eichengreen of the University of California Berkeley sees “double-digit” dollar appreciation as a possible consequence of Trump’s fiscal stimulus, tax reform and protectionist trade policy.
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Fed head Janet Yellen spoke overnight

Fed head Janet Yellen spoke overnight*/

– A recap of the remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen; she spoke during the US afternoon on WednesdayGreg had the headlines:And, this quick response from The MoThe key takeaway was that Yellen said the economy was close to Federal Reserve goals and it therefore makes sense to gradually raise interest rates.Recaps here from the major wires:And the Wall Street Journal has a threebie (may be gated):
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Donald Trump and Janet Yellen Look to Be on a Collision Course

Donald Trump and Janet Yellen Look to Be on a Collision Course*/

– It is Ms. Yellen’s clearest indication to date that the era of extraordinary efforts by the central bank to get the economy back in shape is nearing its end.The Fed has raised short-term interest rates in each of the last two Decembers, and it is looking likely that there will be more than one rate increase this year.She said in her speech that she and her colleagues were expecting to increase the federal funds rate “a few times a year.”Advertisement Continue reading the main storyAs central bankers are wont to do, Ms. Yellen emphasized that those plans were contingent on the economy’s behaving as the Fed expected.
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